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Hanzala Shaheed Malik is a Scottish Labour Party politician. He was a Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) for the Glasgow electoral region between 2011-2016.[1]

Hanzala Malik
Deputy Convener of the
Scottish Parliament
European and External Relations Committee
In office
14 June 2011 – 5 May 2016
Preceded bySandra White
Member of the Scottish Parliament
for Glasgow
In office
6 May 2011 – 5 May 2016
Personal details
Born (1956-11-26) 26 November 1956 (age 62)
Glasgow, Scotland
Political partyLabour Party
Alma materUniversity of Paisley

He was also a Glasgow City Councillor, for the Hillhead ward.[2]

Hanzala Malik was born in Glasgow and was a Glasgow City Councillor from 1995 to 2012. Malik was elected as a Labour MSP for City of Glasgow Constituency in May 2011. Malik is mixed-race; his father was born in Pakistan and his mother was born in Scotland. He has been married for over thirty years and has two children and two grandchildren.

Malik holds a BSc in Computing with Business Administration from the University of Paisley. He has worked in both the private and public sector, including serving as a special police constable and member of the Territorial Army. As a Glasgow Councillor, Mr Malik was a member on the council's key committees, including Education, Development and Regeneration, Finance, Housing, Licensing, Policy and Resources.

Malik was re-elected as a Glasgow City Councillor in May 2017.


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